[aur-general] xf86-input-egalax package replacement and merging

speps speps at gmx.com
Fri May 11 10:14:13 EDT 2012

On Thu, 10 May 2012 19:17:05 +1000
Padfoot <padfoot at exemail.com.au> wrote:

> Hi,
> I have recently taken up maintenance of the orphaned package 
> xf86-input-egalax https://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=35045
> This package will replace the package xf86-input-egalax-linux3 
> https://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=55050 to provide a more 
> standard package name.
> Can someone please check the PKGBUILD in xf86-input-egalax to confirm I 
> have written it correctly so when users with package 
> xf86-input-egalax-linux3 next update, it will be replaced with 
> xf86-input-egalax?

You should add conflicts=('xf86-input-egalax-linux3') for the transition.
So xf86-input-egalax-linux3 will be automatically replaced by pacman
when installing xf86-input-egalax.

> Upon this confirmation, can we please merge xf86-input-egalax-linux3 
> into xf86-input-egalax?


> I also notice there are 2 other orphaned packages which provide the same 
> functionality. They are both out of date, orphaned and no longer build. 
> Can these be deleted please?
> touchkit: https://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=18766
> xf86-input-egalax-beta: https://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=43641


> There is a 3rd out of date package which no longer builds, but is not 
> orphaned. It has not been updated since 23 June 2010.
> xf86-input-egalax-xorg18: https://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=38300



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